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Wet Volcanoes

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Our group wrapped up another year of science investigation with the now-traditional Explorers finale: launching streams of soda pop high into the air.

Who Needs Old Faithful?

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The Explorers finished a year of science activities in May with a series of soda pop geysers that put the famous Old Faithful to shame. Not to mention the fact that OUR geysers went off on whatever schedule we wished.

Liquid Fireworks

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The Explorers finished off a year of experiments with the now-annual (by popular demand, with the emphasis on the word “demand”) pop bottle geysers activity.

This impressive, rather messy display is the result of a simple physical reaction that happens when two substances meet. In this case, the culprits are the small round candies known as Mentos and carbonated liquid—otherwise known as soda pop. The secret is a process called “nucleation.”

Current weather

OH - Dayton / Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Overcast
  • Overcast
  • Temperature: 71.6 °F / 22 °C
  • Wind: South-Southwest, 1.2 mph
  • Pressure: 1016 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 100 %
  • Visibility: 11.3 km
Reported on:
Fri, 08/19/2016 - 07:28